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Jundi-Shapur
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Definition: Legendary town in the Susiana Plain of Iraq, built in the Sasanian period by Shapur I by Roman laborers, and so the town reflects a Roman plan. Also said to have had the first medical academy in the world, built during the 4th century AD.

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